8 days in India Itinerary

8 days in India Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sohra
— 1 night
2
Shillong
— 1 night
3
Gangtok
— 2 nights
4
Darjeeling
— 2 nights

1
night
Sohra

Sohra ©
Offering access to jungle-clad valleys, verdant gorges, forested cliff tops, plunging waterfalls, illuminated caves, and living root bridges, Cherrapunjee tourism draws nature lovers from afar.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nongsawlia Church.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sohra trip itinerary tool.

Bengaluru to Sohra is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Shillong.

Things to do in Sohra

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nohkalikai Falls ©
Nohkalikai Falls
Double Decker Living Root Bridge ©
Double Decker Living Root Bridge
Nongsawlia Church ©
Nongsawlia Church

1
night
Shillong

Shillong ©
Established as the capital of Assam by the British, the hill station of Shillong today serves as the capital of Meghalaya, created in 1972.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Elephant Falls, explore the activities along Umiam Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ward's Lake.

Before you visit Shillong, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Sohra to Shillong in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Shillong are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gangtok.

Things to do in Shillong

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Falls ©
Elephant Falls
Umiam Lake ©
Umiam Lake
Ward's Lake ©
Ward's Lake

2
nights
Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
Gangtok is known for nature, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, make a trip to Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, steep yourself in history at Nathula, and stop by MG Marg.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gangtok trip planner.

You can fly from Shillong to Gangtok in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Darjeeling.

Things to do in Gangtok

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple ©
Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple

2
nights
Darjeeling

Darjeeling ©
The train, the tea, and the hills bring visitors to Darjeeling, one of India's most famous and well-preserved Raj-era hill stations.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Kangchenjunga, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Japanese Peace Pagoda. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mahakal Temple, thendon't miss a visit to Batasia Loop, and finally get great views at Tiger Hill.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Darjeeling trip tool.

You can drive from Gangtok to Darjeeling in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Darjeeling

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park ©
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park
Kangchenjunga ©
Kangchenjunga
Tiger Hill ©
Tiger Hill

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